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Towards a New Structural Model of the Sense of Humor: Preliminary Findings
- Willibald F. Ruch
- Computer Science
- AAAI Fall Symposium: Artificial Intelligence of…
- 19 October 2012
In this article some formal, content-related and procedural considerations towards the sense of humor are articulated and the analysis of both everyday humor behavior and of comic styles leads to the initial proposal of a four factormodel of humor. Expand
Gelotophobia and the Challenges of Implementing Laughter into Virtual Agents Interactions
- Willibald F. Ruch, Tracey Platt, +4 authors S. Dupont
- Psychology, Medicine
- Front. Hum. Neurosci.
- 18 November 2014
This study investigated which features of AVATAR laughter are perceived threatening for individuals with a fear of being laughed at (gelotophobia), and individuals with no gelotophobia. Laughter… Expand
Temperamental basis of sense of humor: Validating the state-trait-cheerfulness-inventory in Mainland China
Abstract This paper examined the reliability and validity of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory (STCI) in Mainland China. The Chinese translation of the STCI-T<106i>, STCI-S<45i> and the Temporal… Expand